Items Tagged ‘clopidogrel’

July 28, 2016

Mayo Clinic Studying Genomics of Antiplatelet Heart Medication

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Angioplasty offers lifesaving treatment without open heart surgery. But, it comes with risks. Researchers at the Center for Individualized Medicine are trying to determine if your individual genetic blue print can pinpoint drugs that reduce the risk of dangerous side effects. The Tailored Antiplatelet Therapy to Lessen Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (TAILOR-PCI) Study examines […]

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Tags: #Antiplatlet Heart Medication, #Ticagrelor, angioplasty, Biomedical research, clopidogrel, Dr. Chet Rihal, Dr. Naveen Pereira, medical research, pharmacogenomics


February 6, 2014

Your Genotype and Your Heart Health

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

Each year in the United States, 600,000 to 800,000 heart stents are placed to restore blood flow through coronary arteries. Patients are then given medication to keep blood clots from forming near the surgical site. Such clots can be deadly, causing heart attack and stroke. But, which antiplatelet medication is best? The answer may lie in your genes. “The […]

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Tags: antiplatelet, antiplatelet medication, clopidogrel, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, heart, heart attack, Heart Health


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